Xenoblade Chronicles 2 February Update Will Add a New Game Plus Mode

Nintendo has revealed some new details about an update coming to Xenoblade Chronicles 2 in February that'll add a new game plus mode.

on January 27, 2018 11:56 AM

Nintendo took to Twitter yesterday to reveal some brief new details about the version 1.3.0 update coming to Xenoblade Chronicles 2. 

Players who have completed the main campaign can check out a new game plus mode when the update drops. As of right now, we only know that the new mode is coming, Nintendo has yet to give more intricate details as to how it will change up the regular game. Furthermore, an issue introduced in update 1.2.0 involving a certain driver and blade will be fixed in the upcoming update. Version 1.3.0 will be available in mid-February, Nintendo will also reveal more details about the update sometime soon. Also, it’s important to note that this content will be available to everybody, not just those who own the game’s season pass.

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is the first big JRPG on the Nintendo Switch and the sequel to 2010’s Xenoblade Chronicles for the original Wii. The game is also the latest entry in the Xeno series of games that started with Xenogears back in 1998.Late last month, the director of the game revealed a new Pyra figurine in a collaboration with Good Smile Company.

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is available right now, exclusively on the Nintendo Switch. You can check out our review of the game.

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Jordan Boyd is a Staff Writer at DualShockers, specializing in indie games, RPGs and shooting titles. He's majoring in journalism at Stony Brook University on Long Island. During the 7th console generation, Jordan faced a crippling blow with the release of Aliens: Colonial Marines that scarred him for life.